Oceanography Short Answer-Essay Questions
What are the permanent gases in the atmosphere? How do they differ from the variable gases?
What are some of the variable gases?
a. Permanent Gases
i. Nitrogen (N2) 78.08
1. Relatively nonreactive
Continental Margins and Ocean Basins
Bathymetry: a map of the ocean floor
Early bathymetric studies were often performed using a weighted
line to measure the depth of the ocean floor.
By Monserrat Gomez
Ocean acidification is considered an environmental issue. Ocean acidification is a
decrease of the oceans PH, and an increase in hydrogen ions which causes an increase in
acidity of the Earth's oceans, whic